Mutant Mosquitoes in Florida

In the search for longevity, scientists have found the longest-lived vertebrates on the planet in the arctic. Meanwhile, in warmer climes, the FDA approves a new method for combating disease-carrying mosquitoes.

Learn more about Bowhead Whales:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOjYT9EqH5E

Learn more about Why We Age and How We Can Stop It:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqCo-McgHLw

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Sources:

Mosquitoes
http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/NewsEvents/CVMUpdates/ucm490246.htm
http://www.fda.gov/downloads/AnimalVeterinary/DevelopmentApprovalProcess/GeneticEngineering/GeneticallyEngineeredAnimals/UCM514698.pdf
http://www.fda.gov/downloads/AnimalVeterinary/DevelopmentApprovalProcess/GeneticEngineering/GeneticallyEngineeredAnimals/UCM514699.pdf
http://www.flgov.com/2016/08/01/gov-scott-florida-calls-on-cdc-to-activate-emergency-response-team-following-confirmed-mosquito-borne-transmissions/
http://keysmosquito.org/question-answers-on-gm-mosquitoes/
http://www.oxitec.com/programmes/united-states/
http://www.oxitec.com/programmes/cayman/
http://mosquito.ifas.ufl.edu/Mosquitoes_of_Florida.htm

Sharks
http://science.sciencemag.org/cgi/doi/10.1126/science.aaf1703
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/how-200-year-old-whale-might-help-us-live-longer-180953813/?no-ist
http://dev.biologists.org/content/141/23/4432
http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20141028-the-mystery-shark-of-the-arctic

Image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:A_bowhead_whale_breaches_off_the_coast_of_western_Sea_of_Okhotsk_by_Olga_Shpak,_Marine_Mammal_Council,_IEE_RAS.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bowhead_whale_size.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aedes_aegypti.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aedes_aegypti_larva.jpg

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